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Establishing a Green Workforce Program for Sustainable Urban Forests in San Antonio

Bexar Branches Alliance (BBA) was established with the primary goal of reforesting and conserving the existing tree canopy in the San Antonio Region. Recognizing a pressing need, discussions both inside and outside of BBA have highlighted the necessity of implementing a Green Workforce Development Program in our area. According to American Forests (AF), there’s a […]

How does this triple-digit heat affect our tree canopy?

As the triple-digit temperatures continue, we all look for ways to stay cool. Have you ever wondered how this extreme heat impacts the trees in our urban forest? Heat can have both direct and indirect impacts on trees, and its effects can vary depending on the species, climate, and intensity of the heat. Some ways […]

The Case for Trees Continues: San Antonio Ranked 23rd worst for high ozone days.

The San Antonio area saw our first triple-digit day on June 16th. According to the National Weather Service (NWS), the temperature on June 16th was 101 degrees with a heat index of 115 degrees. As of the 16th “Excessive Heat Warning” has been instated. The NWS forecast this summer is that our area will experience […]

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